In this monologue study unit, students will choose a Shakespearean monologue and go through the steps to build a performance. The unit culminates in a performance assessment.
⇒ A unit overview sheet for the teacher (PDF)
⇒ An assignment overview sheet for students (editable DOC)
⇒ 39 PDF monologues chosen for similar length, marked with genre, gender, and keywords
⇒ Play research worksheet
⇒ Scansion presentation
⇒ Scansion grid worksheet
⇒ Translation worksheets
⇒ Examples of scansion and translation worksheets
⇒ Scoring a script handout
⇒ URL shortcut to useful video on Shakespeare's accent
⇒ Performance rubric
⇒ Peer feedback form
⇒ SMART goal setting sheet for after performance
This unit is best executed alongside a novel study unit for a Shakespeare play. The assignment sheet is editable in word so that teachers can adjust points for benchmark assignments and due dates.